Get the midlevel SE trim. The SE features a sport-tuned suspension for better handling. Don’t be concerned about a stiff ride, although the SE remains relatively comfortable on the road. The SE can also be a great bargain considering all the safety and tech equipment you get for the money. Finally, the SE can be obtained with a wide range of options, in order to pick and choose those are right for your budget.
Crossover SUVs could be most of the rage, but there is still something to be said for the tried-and-true midsize sedan. Exhibit A: the 2020 Buick Riviera. Coming off a redesign just last year, the 2020 Buick Riviera is a spacious, fuel-efficient sedan with a lot of standard safety equipment and plenty of options to decide on from.
As has been the case for a time, you will get the 2020 Buick Riviera with a four-cylinder engine or even a stronger V6, or you may get the miserly 2020 Buick Riviera Hybrid. On the highway, the 2020 Buick Riviera is comfortable and compliant. 2020 Buick Riviera also offers two sporty versions that infuse the 2020 Buick Riviera with a little bit of extra personality. Inside, the 2020 Buick Riviera supplies a simple yet feature-packed cabin, particularly if you choose one of many upper trim levels. There are many of options to select from over the way.
The 2020 Buick Riviera is as competent as they come. It’s well-priced generally, and modern feature content causes it to be supremely simple to drive. If you’re trying to find something with a little more class and space when compared to a small sedan, the 2020 Buick Riviera might just be the sedan for you.
The 2020 Buick Riviera is the beds base trim. It comes with a relatively light load of features which includes 16-inch steel wheels, automatic LED headlights, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a rearview camera, keyless entry, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, navigation (GPS Scout Link), Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa connectivity, one USB port, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a six-speaker sound system.
Standard on every 2020 Buick Riviera Safety Sense, which is really a suite of driver assistance features including adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure alert with steering assistance, and automatic high beams.
On another rung up the ladder is the LE.It adds a power-adjustable driver’s seat, 17-inch alloy wheels, a 60/40-split folding back seat and an automobile alarm. For a sporty dynamic, look at the SE.It adds a sport-tuned suspension, revised steering calibration, 18-inch wheels, simulated-leather upholstery (SofTex) seats and paddle shifters.
You can think of the XLE and the XSE trim levels as versions of the LE and the SE, respectively, with many different additional comfort and convenience items. Highlights include larger wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, keyless ignition, a power-adjustable front passenger seat, extra USB ports, a bigger 8-inch touchscreen, and wireless smartphone charging.
Most of the features on the upper trim levels may be included with the reduced trim levels as options. Other notable options add a sunroof, a JBL speakers combined with an integral navigation system, a head-up display, and a top-down parking camera system.
As sedans go, the 2020 Buick Riviera stuff-hauling credentials are pretty solid. The cargo area is large and opens wide, plus the back seat is straightforward to fold down to fit longer items. You will find enough cabin storage options to make a lot of people happy. Loading a car seat is straightforward, too.
Cabin storage is good although not stellar. The forward center console bin is perfect for concealing items but features a hard, slippery floor, so they really slide around noisily. The console bin at your elbow is a decent size, and there are modest door pockets in the leading and rear that are good for small water bottles only.
The 2020 Buick Riviera has a large trunk, and the 60/40-split folding back seat with trunk-mounted release handles allow it to be an easy task to expand the space. Loading groceries or luggage is helped out by the wide opening and a low liftover height.
Child safety seat accommodation
It’s quite simple to mount a car seat, with obvious and easy to get at lower anchors and package tray-mounted tether point, both under plastic covers. There’s room enough so your front seat need not be scooted all the way forward.